North East India

Case Study: Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure), Bhutan

Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure), Bhutan - The Nature Conservancy Award

The Nature Conservancy Award was conferred to Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure) for shifting the mindset of the youth of Nagaland through awareness and education, from a hunting culture to connecting to Nature and preserving our natural heritage. The Award was presented by Sarala Khailing, Regional Director at Ashoka Tree for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Case Study: Farmers of Omita Gaon, Krishna Boda, Assam, India

Farmers of Omita Gaon, Krishna Boda, Assam, India - Food for the Future Award

The Food for the Future Award was conferred to Krishna Bodo of Omita Gaon (Assam’s papaya village) where under his initiative Community based farming are changing rural livelihoods. The Award was presented by renowned botanist Scott McMahan from the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Case Study: Hiskiya Sangma, India

Hiskiya Sangma, Assam - Young Naturalist Award

Young Naturalist Award was conferred to Hiskiya Sangma who has leveraged technology & Storytelling to raise awareness on Wildlife Conservation & to highlight environmental stewards. The Award was presented by Khun Rochana Dardaranada, Thailand’s first speech pathologist

Case Study: Dr. Sourabh Deb, Tripura, India

Dr. Sourabh Deb, Tripura, India - Green Guru Award

The Green Guru Award goes to Dr. Sourabh Deb of Tripura University for inspiring a new generation of environmental stewards through education for sustainability and compassion for Nature. The Award was presented by Elsa Hart, an American Novelist and Climate Change Research Specialist in China & Nepal

Case Study: Joint Forest Management Committee of Bhairabkhunda, Assam

Joint Forest Management Committee of Bhairabkhunda, Assam

The Eastern Himalayan Conservation Award goes to Joint Forest Management Committee of Bhairabkhunda for their afforestation work in the conflict & violence infested area of Udalguri resulting in to more forest cover and shelter to the Wildlife in the region. The Award was presented by Krishan Aggarwal from Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati

Case Study: Amit Patro, Sikkim

Amit Patro, Sikkim - The Green Journalist Award

The Green Journalist Award was conferred to Amit Patro from Sikkim for reforming the role of Publications as a tool for raising awareness on socio-economic empowerment of the Sikkimese Society & environmental causes in Sikkim. The Award was presented by Priyanka Bista, Design Director and Co-Founder of the KTK-BELT Project.

Case Study: Sagir Ahmed, Assam, India

Sagir Ahmed, Assam, India - Naturenomics™ Award

The Naturenomics™ Award was conferred to Sagir Ahmed for his sustainable use of waste coconut shells in Assam. The Award was presented by Robbie Hart, an Assistant Curator at the Missouri Botanical Garden

More than hundred delegates from 9 different countries to speak at Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum in Guwahati on 2nd-3rd November

Scott Mcmahan, Atlanta Botanical Garden, USA, Prof. Koyuu Furusawa, Kokugakuin University, Tokyo, Miss World Japan, 2016, Priyanka Yoshikawa, Founder Trustee, Balipara Foundation, Ranjit Barthakur, Sivaporn Dardarananda, Secretary General, Elephant Reintroduction Foundation,  Nicholas Claxton, Co-Founder, WOW Media Communications, Harry Hakuei Kosato, CEO, La Ditta, Ltd. and Rituraj Phukan, Walk for Water.

Guwahati, 1st November 2017: Balipara Foundation is delighted to announce the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum, 2017 to be held on 2nd and 3rd November 2017, at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati, Assam, India. A press conference was hosted today at the same venue to introduce the forum.

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